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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 3 July 1847
MR. T. DOWSE VX71LL Sell by Public Auction, at his Mart, * * Queen-street, North Brisbane. On MONDAY NEXT, the 5th JULY, At 12 o'clock, (3) Three Tons of LIVERPOOL SALT, Day and Martin's Liquid Blacking, in Is. 6d., Is., and 6d. bottles, And other goods. CATTLE FOR SALE. MR. DOWSE "ETAS received instructions from the proprietor, AX Mr. W. T. C. Richards, to Sell by Public Auction, On MONDAY, the 12th INSTANT, A mixed lot of CATTLE, now running at Eagle Farm, comprising 35 head, more or less, Calves under six months given in. The greater part of the stock consists of Cows fit for dairy purposes. Terms at Sale. SALE BY AUCTION. THIRTY-ONE FREEHOLD ALLOTMENTS AT KANGAROO POINT. MR. T. DOWSE DEGS to inform his friends amongst the ?*-' working classes, and those who wish to invest their savings in a safe speculation, that he has been instructed to Sell by Public Auction, on the ground, on TUESDAY, the 27th JULY NEXT, At 12 o'clock, All that beautiful and pleasantly situated piece of LAND...
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. IPSWICH. (From our Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 3 July 1847
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. IPSWICH. &nbsp; &nbsp; (From our Correspondent.) James Graham, so well known as a carrier, ap- peared before the Bench on warrant, to answer the charge of Mr. William Handcock, storekeeper, for uttering a forged order, purporting to have been drawn by Mr. David Forbes on Robert Graham and Co., of Sydney. The document was an original one for £1 5s. 6d., very clumsily al- tered to £4 5s. 6d. ; the only criminating evidence was that of Mr. Handcock, founded upon the com- munication he had received from Sydney on the subject. The prisoner in his defence stated that he had received the order some time back from a Mrs. Wells, then residing at Major Innes' station, but now at the Springs, in payment of goods he had sold her, that he had given her small orders in change, but that there still remained a balance of fifteen shillings due by him on the transaction. The case was remanded to the 30th instant, to allow of the attendance of Mrs. Wells, and the...
THE Moreton Bay Courier. SATURDAY, JULY 10, 1847. ORDERS IN COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 10 July 1847
THE o vc to « Î5 a n i/C ou v te r. » SATURDAY, JULY 10, 1847. ' ORDERS IN COUNCIL. "A PRIVATE letter has been received by a gentleman holding, a high official situation in the colony, which states that, previous to the departure of the last packet-ship from London, the Orders in Council re- specting the occupation of Waste Lands had been finally agreed to by the "Privy Council, and i^that some importanjsajtera tibu?, recommended by "Sitgeorge Gipps, had been &aaV,| We have* good authority for stating that all lands within thetbouii" daries of-counties willgbe included "in the settled districts ; the intermediate districts will comprise all the squatting stations now held under licenses, the holders of which will be entitled to eight years' leases only ; while the unsettled districts will consist of all lands at present unoc- cupied, or for which no licenses shall have been granted prior to the promulgation of the new regulations by His Excellency the Governor. The boundarie...
To the Editor of the Moreton Bay Courier. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 10 July 1847
To the Editor of the Moreton Bay Courier. SIR,-In a paragraph in the Courier of the 12th inst., I see you have stated that Constable Cle- ments, on his route to Woogaroo, pressed a horse of mine in her Majesty's name. I beg to state that your correspondent has been misinformed on this point : I willingly lent the constable my horse, knowing the errand he was on. I am, Sir, &nbsp; Your obedient servant, STEPHEN MEHAN. Drayton, Darling Downs, 23rd June, 1847.
COLONIAL ABSTRACT. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 10 July 1847
COLONIAL ABSTRACT. There have been sixteen,desertions lately from the detachment of the ááth Regiment, at Mel- bourne, m consequence of the present high rates of wages.-It is said that the new Squatting Re- gulations have caused sheep to advance one-third in value throughout the district of Port Phillip, It is calculated that 40,000 wild dogs have been destroyed in Port Phillip since tho formation of the colony,-Mr. Foster, the member tor Port has become the purchaser of Tally-ho, at the price of £45.-The transportation question was exciting a good deal of discussion in Van Diemen's Land in consequence of a circular addressed by Sir Win, Donnison to the influential colonists, with a view to elicit their individual opinions for or against transportation. The anti-transportation feeling seems the stronger of the two : but there are many colonists of decided respectability who do not ad- vise the abrogation oí the system.
NEW ZEALAND. (From the Wellington Independent, May 29.) [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 10 July 1847
NEW ZEALAND. (From the Wellington Independent, May 2d.J H.M. War Steamer Inflexible, Capt. Hoseason, arrived in port yesterday from Auckland, via Wanganui, with His Excellency Governor Grey, Lady, and suite on board. On receipt of intelli- gence of the murders perpetrated at Wanganui, Captain Grey left Auckland with all despatch, having ordered the grenadier company of the 65th Regiment, one hundred strong, to embark on board the steamer. The Inflexible came north about, and arrived at Wanganui on Monday last. When off. the bar, the /paddle Safety boats of the steamer were lowered, and the troops, with some of the sailors and all the small-armed men, got into them and proceeded up the river. On the morning of the L9th, hostile natives, to the number of six hundred, in broad daylight, ad- vanced to attack the stockade and storm the town. They entered and plundeicd five or six houses, but were shortly afterwards driven out by the troops, who burnt the houses to prevent them from being...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 10 July 1847
''?/' I,*' .'I ^, ,'! si ? ' - . , .1 Í - STEAM TO SYDNEY, *P H E TAMAR WILL SAJL ON . TUESDAY, 20TH JULTT, y4nd on every alternate Tuesday, as formerly, G. S. TUCKER, Agent. H. R.S.:N. Company^ Wharf, South /Brisbane. STEAM TO SYDNEJY, T'HE STEAMER L MAITLAND, _ Captain Par sops, will, on the 8th July, commence running between Sydney and Moreton Bay, and Sydney and Port Mac ? xjuarie, alternately, startingon THURSDAY, the löthof July, from Kangaroo Point to Sydney. FARES : £ s. d. .Cabin, 'to and from Moreton JBay, provisions included. '5 0 0 ¡Steerage, ditto, ditto. 2 2 0 All goods for uprcountry settlers at Moreton Bay will be stored at Kangaroq Point for 30 days free of charge, and also all produce for shipment to Sydney. GEORGE WATSON, .Agent, NOTICJ2 TO SHIPPERS. THE STEAMER EXPERIMENT will in future leave Brisbane foripswich on TUESDAYS _ FRIDAY, and Ipswich on THURSDAY and SATURDAY. &lt;Fares and freights as usual. R. GRAHAM & CO., Brisbane,'10th Jujy, 1847. ...
RIVER BOYNE. (From the Government Gazette, June 22.) [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 10 July 1847
RIVER BOYNE. (Frovi the Government Gazette, June 22. J Referring to the notice from this office, dated 30th December last, containing a letter from the Deputy Surveyor General, reporting the result of his expedition to explore the course of the River Boyne, Hia Excellency the Governor has been pleased to direct the publication of the following letter from Mr. Assistant Surveyor Burnett, re- porting the progress made by him in tracing down that river to the point where it receives the tide water of the ocean.-By His Excellency's command, E. DEAS THOMSON. Camp at Hawkins' Station, ' Booginbah, April-1*3, 1847. Si a,-With reference to your letter" of-the 12th January- last', No. 47-9, directing me to trace down the river followed by the Deputy Surveyor General and myself, to latitude about 26*40', I have now the honour to report to you my pro- ceedings, in compliance with these instructions. In consequence of the very wet weather, I was, as I stated in my former letters, obliged to pos...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 10 July 1847
FIRST VESSEL FOR SYDNEY. TO SAIL ON TUESDAY NEXT, HP H E fine fast sailing cutter x JAMES AND AMELIA. For freight or passsge, apply to the Masterton board ; or to R. GRAHAM & CO. Brisbane, 9th July, 1817. SALE BY AUCTION. MR. DOWSE WILL Sell by Public Auction, at the Stores of Mr. Welsh, South Brisbane, &lt; , ON MONDAY NEXT, JULY 12TH, At 12 o'clock, Superior Van Diemen's Land Potatoes &lt; Ditto Preserves-red and black Currant ¡ ti Raspberry and Gooseberry Jelly and Jams t f. Hunter River corn-fed Bacon and Hams,. ^ tvi Sydney Cheese and Oranges ' " ' ! Handsome American Cane Chairs - &lt; t, . American Tubs, China Matting. Terms-Cash. , A SUPERIOR TROTTING HORSE. MR. M. POWER ' WILL SELL by Public Auction, at South Brisbane .* ON MONDAY NEXT, Tib 12TH JLLY, At 11 o'clock, A superior Saddle HORSE, rising four years old, perfectly sound and quiet, and warranted to trot eleven miles an hour ' Also, a Saddle and Bridle A lot of choice Bacon > - 10,0...
BRITISH AND FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 10 July 1847
fÊRTTÏSH AND FÛREIGNrtNTkETJLïGENCE. ¿Tita,following closes our ,summavy of English news by the late arrivals :- . .Ta*'NtítfíBiísaop&;-The four%ishoprks to be . created, accordiug to the proposition of Lord &lt;John .¡Russell, will be conferredjbn the Honourable and Rev. Montague 'Vjlljcjrs,., MvA.? Reetnr of St. ' Geojrgfîs, Bloomsbury ; the Rev.'Thomas Dile, ,-M.A., yicar of St. Paneras, and Canon Resideu t;tiary3 of St. Paul's; the Rev. J. Slade, M.A., ' 'Canon oY Chester, and Vicar of Bolton-le-Moors ; 5and the Rev. Benjamin Parson Symons, DD., ^'varden of Wadham College, Oxford, and Vice c* Chancellor of the University. , t Lord langdale, Lord Beaumont, James Hum- phreys/ H. B. Ker, O. Frere, and F. Broderib, f'Esquires, have been appointed commissioners! to asceitam wliat diminution in the burden of Linds would be produced by the establishment of an .> effective registration of deeds, and the simplifica- tion of the forms of conveyance. " * Salmon fishing c...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 10 July 1847
SHIPPING ^INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. July 5. Tamar, steamer, Allen, from Sydney. Passengers - Mr. Featherstone, Mr. 7 Pinnock, Mr. and Mrs. Richardson, Mr. Welsh, and six ifl'*th&lt;» steerage.. James and Amelia, cutter t Meggett, from Sydney. H¡ - 'i, ' j ¡ ¿ ' "* t DEFVRTURES. Julyl3. Jont», schooner, Higgins, for Sydney. r\t '&lt; i Passenger-Mr Prott. ' 4. Elizabeth 'Jane, schooner, Steiicker, for the Tweed River, to load cedar. 7. Tamar, steamet, Allen, for Sydney. Passengers-Mr. Andrew Graham ; four 1 in the steel age, two prisoners, and one v. constable. ^r«a - - IMPORTS. -'Tamar: 2 bags bran, 1 -baleblankets, Balfour ; 1 case, 1 can, Bruce : 2 cases gin, 1 parcel rugs, Coley ; 1 parcel, Griffin ; 1 cdn of oil, I parcel, Ede; 6 bags coin. Houseman ; lease, I trunk. . .5 .bags potatoes, Kavanagh ; 1 parco!, Little ; 2 cases gin, 1 keg brandy, 1 tin oil,2 hhds., Powers ; 2 cases, 2 bags tjorn, Phelan ; 1 case, I bale, 1 * 'package, 1 trunk, 1 package cart bo\cs, IO...
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. IPSWICH. (From our Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 10 July 1847
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. IPSWICH. fFrom our Correspondent.), No business was transacted in our Police Court on Wednesday week last, in consequence of the non-attendance of a second Magistrate, Dr. Dor sey only being present, although there was a re- manded case of forgery, in which the party ac- cused, who was out on bail, had to travel from his residence at Brisbane. There were also two cases under the Master and Servants' Act, in which the complainants had to attend at very great incon- venience. This is not as it should be ; the in- terests and convenience of the public ought to be considered hy the Justices. These gentlemen should bear in mind that in accepting their honorary office other considerations than merely being enabled to write J. P. after their names ought to actuate them ; and that it is as incumbent on them diligently to perform the duties of Magi- strates as any other of their relative obligations. Before this Court was established, some were sceptical enough to supp...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 17 July 1847
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. DEPARTURE. July 13. James and Amelia, cutter, Meggett, for Sydnty. Passengers-Mr. Somerville, Mr. W. Connolly, and Mr. Parks. ; \ *} /^ EXPORTS. ' x " James and Amelia.- bubales wool, Mort-; 8000, feet cedar: v ' » ' '&lt; ^ ' ' ¡ afc-the Cape of Good Hope on the 7th March, and sailed again for Mauritius on the 10th April. She is daily expected to arrive in Sydney. The Garland G)ove, which vessel sailed fi om Sydney for England on the 18th ult., has re- turned to port leaky, and will luve to discharge her cargo. NEW SCHOONER -A new schooner, of 88 tons, builders' measurement, arrived in Sydney on the 16th ultimo from Williams River, having been built there by Mr. Lowe, and fitted up under the superintendence of Captain Winter. Her dimen- sions are 62 feet over all, l8 feet beam, and 9 feet 6 inches depth of hold. Her sailing qualities are said to be very good.-Herald.
THE SEA IS THE PATHWAY OF GLORY. "He made the sea also." [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 17 July 1847
THEiSEÀoIS THE PATHWAY OF, GLORY,. " He made the sea also." -The sea is tile pathway of glory, And leads to our for distant friends ; It teacb.es great Nature's whole story, That the goodness tif God never ends. '' Then,iiurráh Î for the pathway of,-glory ' 1 The great and the'bounteous sea, " 1rs ¿he* eliding biriitfnationá together ; x" k,,Its4he bond'pf ^ brave'and the '& eè. ?> The sea is the pathway of gfoi v ' ^ i 'Oí knowledge it bears the fair tree, -i. And leads on from story to story, Till the whole book of God we may see. Some nations have riches in jewels , ,And others have riches in food ; ; And others have riches in labour -, ' But all aré for each other's good. Some nations are rich in their numbers ; , Though countless those nunibeis may ho', For them there is food in abundance, , In the lap of the glorious sea. Por she bears ia her bosom her tieasui cs ; , Seek rightly those treasures to find, There's food enough in the wide ocean. To feed the wide world ...
CORONERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 17 July 1847
CORONERS. WE are glad to' find Jthat Government has proposed to make provision for the appointment of Coroners in all the dis- tricts within the boundaries of location. His Excellency, in his Financial Minute, states-" This will involve an additional expenditure of about £250, being at the rate of £20 for each coroner. The fees and travelling expenses which are now payable to magistrates for inquiries into the cause of sudden death, will" be avail- able for the further remuneration of the coroners, without, of course, entailing ad- ditional expense on the public, beyond that already stated. It is hoped that this arrangement, by bringing into operation the intervention of a juiy, and the laws relating to inquests, will be an improve- ment in the administration of this impor- tant branch of public justice.". Twenty-six additional Coi oners will have to be ap- pointed for the Police Districts, should the Council agree to the Governor's proposal.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 17 July 1847
STEAM TO SYDNEY, THE TAMAR WILL SAIL ON TuEsDvr, 20TH>JÜMÍ, And on every alternate Tuesday, as formerly. &lt; x r k G. S. TUCKER, Agent. H. R. S. N. Company's Wharf, ' South Brisbane. NOTICE TO SHIPPERS. THE STEAMER EXPERIMENT i will in future leave Brisbane for Ipswich on TUESDAY and FRIDAY, and Ipswich on THURSDAY and SATURDAY. Fares and freights as usual. R. GRAHAM & CO., Brisbane, 10th July, 1847. Agents. BUILDING GROUND AT KANGAROO POINT. MR. M. POWER WILL Sell by Public Auction, at his Sale Room, South Brisbane, (if not previously disposed of by private contract), ON SATURDAY, THE 24TH JULY, At 12 o'clock, A very handsome plot of BUILDING GROUND, adjoining the residence of Mr. Carter, Kangaroo Point. Further particulars may be had on application to the Auctioneer ; or to Thomas Adams, Esq., »Solicitor, North Brisbane. CATTLE FOR SALE. MR. DOWSE HAS received instructions from the proprietor, Mr. W. T. C. Richards, to Sell by Public Auction, ON MONDAY NEXT, TH...
THE Moreton Bay Courier. SATURDAY, JULY 17, 1847. THE NEW BANK REGULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Moreton Bay Courier — 17 July 1847
THE áíH o r 11 o n Ban Countc. ., SATURDAY, JULY 17, 1847. '"> THE NEW BANK REGULATIONS.' .ONE of the great causes of the prosperity of all commercial towns in this colony is the abundance of negotiable securities that form the curiency oi the districts in which those towns are .situated ; and it is not go- ing too far to say that without coin or bank notes no solid wealth can be accumulated. It is, moreover, absolutely impossible for persons engaged in commerce to compete with their distant neighbours in the same colony unaided by paper money. Look- ing back on the low condition of this fine district, as far as agriculture and trade generally are concerned, nothing is more certain than that its progress has 'been mainly retarded by the incessant drain of nearly all its circulating medium by Sydney merchants and agents. It is this that paralyses our energies and impedes our advancement. Opened for location to free settlers, as this district was, at a period when the colony was in...